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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00
Text-image combinations can authenticate events and establish a visual memory. Here this phenomenon is explored: A pragmatic theory of text-image relationships is developed and empirically tested on the example of print media reports about terrorism in the FRG during the 1970s. The analyses show how texts unambiguously illuminate the meaning of images... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 48.52
Hauptbeschreibung 3D ist nicht gleich 3D. Das haben viele Heimkinobesitzer sicherlich gemerkt, als das neue 3D-Equipment dann im Wohnzimmer stand. Oft war ihre Freude nur von kurzer Dauer, denn zum Umrüsten auf 3D ist mehr nötig als einfach in den nächsten Elektronik-Fachmarkt zu gehen und einen "3D-Fernseher" zu kaufen. Die Technik der Stereoskopie... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2010; US$ 80.00
Acoustic Territories: Sound Culture and Everyday Life offers an expansive reading of auditory life. It provides a careful consideration of the performative dynamics inherent to sound culture and acts of listening, and discusses how auditory studies may illuminate understandings of contemporary society. Combining research on urbanism, popular culture... more...
- Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 75.00
News stories provide an essential confirmation of our ideas about who we are, what we have to fear, and what to do about it: a marketplace of ideas, shopped by rational citizen decision makers but also a shared resource for grounding our contested narratives of identity in objective reality. News as a fundamental social process comes into being not... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95
'Alternative Media' is the term used to describe non-mainstream media forms that are independently run and community focussed, such as zines, pirate radio, online discussion boards, community run and owned broadcasting companies, and activist publications such as Red Pepper and Corporate Watch . The book outlines the different types of 'alternative... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 71.50
Alternative media have historically been a central force in social change. Kenix argues, however, that they do not uniformly subvert the hierarchies of access that have always been fundamental to mainstream media. In fact, their journalistic norms and routines have always drawn on the professional standards of the mainstream. Through comparative analysis... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
Scholars have characterized the early decades of the Cold War as an era of rising militarism in the United States but most Americans continued to identify themselves as fundamentally anti-militaristic. To them, "militaristic" defined the authoritarian regimes of Germany and Japan that the nation had defeated in World War II--aggressive, power-hungry... more...